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Lee Coast Chapter, MOAA - 2014 -15

Welcome to another season of Lee Coast MOAA highlighted by teaming with the Calusa Chapter from Cape Coral MOAA for the Military Ball at Crown Colony on December 8.

Click Here for Your Military Ball Invitation – December 8th

Here’s the rest of the Calendar:


     Golf Outing Organization Meeting  -  TBA


      Directors Meeting — TBA

      Dinner/Meeting at Crown Colony –  Speaker: Al Ambrose, Agricultural Economist — 10th

        1745 Cocktails, 1845 Dinner.  Menu  selections under reservations below.

     Sanibel Veterans Day Celebration — Speaker:  Wayne Smith – Sanibel City Hall at 1030


    Board of Directors Meeting – TBA

    Military Dinner and Ball at Crown Colony - 8th – Also installation of new officers.

Click Here for Details and Your Military Ball Invitation!

 January 2015:  Happy New Year!

     Board of Directors Meeting – TBA

     Dinner/Meeting at Crown Colony – Speaker Mike Calbot, “The Golf Doctor” — 12th at 1745


     Board of Directors Meeting – Nomination of officers for next year. — TBA

     Dinner/Meeting at Crown Colony – Speaker: John Schilling.  Exposed over $1.7B in

          healthcare fraud.  9th at 1745


Board Meeting — TBA

     Dinner/Meeting at Crown Colony –  Speaker: TBA — 9th at 1745


Board of Directors Meeting – TBA

      Dinner/Meeting at Crown Colony –  Speaker: Johathan Helmreich, Professor of European                  and Russian History, Allegheny College –13th at 1745

      Lee Coast MOAA Annual Golf Outing at Shell Point – 14th

April 14, 2015 Lee Coast MOAA Golf Outing  — Click Here

Click here to see the most recent Newsletter

Click here for Membership Application

 Click for dinner/meeting reservations

 Reservations must be received by 2359 on Wednesday, prior to the dinner.

Social hour commences at 1745.  Followed by the 1845 meeting , dinner, and speaker(s).

Board of Directors for FY 2014-15

MOAA Chapter:  President – Fred Bondurant; Vice President – Steve Epkins; Past President – Roger Triftshauser; Treasurer - Alex MacKenzie; Recording Secretary - Nancy Collura; Corresponding Secretary – Teresa Galgano; Director at Large Membership - Bryan Boyd; Public Affairs - Corky Boyd; MOAA Liason - Eric Tibbs; Auxiliary Activities – Vacant; Directors at Large - John Bathke, Jim Dozier, Joe Smaha, Scott Logan, Doug Quelch.

MOAA Chapter Foundation - LEE COAST CHAPTER OF THE MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA FOUNDATION, INC.  President – Fred Bondurant; Vice President - Steve Epkins; Secretary – Nancy Collura; Treasurer – Alex MacKenzie; Directors at large – John Bathke; Chauncey Goss; Doug Quelch; Karon Rathgeber; Joe Smaha, .

Boards Meet at:  Merrill Lynch, 13250 University Center Blvd., Fort Myers.

Non-Board Member Committee Chairs

Dinner Arrangements, Joe Surico; Chaplain, Woody Stemple; WebMaster, Vacant.

 Click for dinner/meeting reservations

 Reservations must be received by 2359 on Wednesday, prior to the dinner.

Social hour commences at 1745.  Followed by the 1845 meeting , dinner, and speaker(s).

You will need a personal check for dinner and a credit card for cocktails (No Amex)

We will stop reminding you once your reservation is recorded, so, if you get multiple mailings, either you have not responded or your reservation is somewhere in cyberspace…. Yes, it happens…. Please re-enter your original reservation/decline.

To cancel, re-enter, or change your reservation, simply re-enter your preference by clicking on the reservation box above PRIOR TO MIDNIGHT ON THE WEDNESDAY BEFORE THE DINNER and enter your preferences. That will overwrite your previous reservation and generate a new confirmation. 

Cancellations after the cut-off date and no-shows will be billed the full dinner amount

Close the reservations window after your reservation is confirmed on your screen.

Dress: Gentlemen – sport coat, no tie; ladies dressy casual to informal.



Chapter Dues – $25.00/yr.  Payable May thru November

Chapter dues of $25 are payable each May, and it’s a renewals only policy. Pay if you want to continue membership. New members are charged dues the first May after they first attend, and membership is dropped if unpaid by November. Please respond directly — with a check, preferably — to Lee Coast MOAA, PO Box 682, Sanibel, FL 33957.

Nametags are $10.00 each. They are specially made and must be paid for by check when you join. Every member and attending spouse is requested to wear one. $10 per tag is the chapter’s cost.


How to Contact Lee Coast Chapter, MOAA


Click here to see the most recent Newsletter

Click here to send a personal note to the chapter president

Click here to email the Lee Coast MOAA Chapter Admin

Click here for newsletter archives

Snail Mail: Lee Coast MOAA, PO Box 682, Sanibel, FL 33957

Everything you need to know about membership

Click here for Membership Application.

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MOAA Websites – Use “BACK” to return to the Lee Coast MOAA Website

National MOAA Website: www.moaa.org

Florida MOAA Chapters Council Website: http://www.moaafl.org

Florida Military Message Center: http://www.moaafl.org/FMMC/

Florida Council of Chapters Newsletter: www.moaafl.org/Communique

Naples Chapter Website:www.moaswfl.echapters.com

Dinner Info & Driving Directions

Dinner Information: Social hour begins at 1745 pm, Dinner at 1845. Dinner is $30.00. The chapter is not equipped to process credit cards and Crown Colony is not able to process cash, so please bring BOTH – a check for dinner and a Visa or Mastercard for the bar. No AMEX, please.  Please wear your MOAA name badge. Seating is first-come first choice. There is no reserved seating. Sport coats for gentlemen – no tie required. Ladies, you always look fabulous.

Directions to Crown Colony: Crown Colony is on the left hand side of Winkler Road, about 3/8ths of a mile south of the Summerlin & Winkler light. Security is tight, so you must give your name at the gate and present your driver’s license. You must be on the guest list to be admitted. Follow signs to the clubhouse — about a mile. Plenty of parking.

Lee Coast Chapter, MOAA Bylaws

Click here to read the Chapter bylaws and Foundation articles of Incorporation

Contact Us

Click here to make or change dinner reservations

Click here to initiate email correspondence. Please do not use this link to make/change reservations.

Snail Mail: Lee Coast MOAA, PO Box 682, Sanibel, FL 33957

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